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US President says Syria strike was 'perfectly executed'

Washington (CNN)Top administration officials on Saturday rallied behind President Donald Trump's declaration of "mission accomplished" in Friday night's strike on three Syria targets in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack on civilians in a Damascus suburb."A perfectly executed strike last night," Trump tweeted Saturday. "Thank you to France and the United Kingdom for their wisdom and the power of their fine Military. Could not have had a better result. Mission Accomplished!" Senior US officials echoed the President's assessment."Last night, operations were very successful," Pentagon spokesperson Dana White said at a briefing Saturday morning. "We met our objectives. We hit the sites, the heart of the chem-weapons program. So it w ...